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Assessment

The process by which the financial worth of property is determined. The amount at which an item is valued. A demand by the board of directors of a corporation for the payment of any money that is still owed on the purchase of capital stock. The determination of the amount of damages to be awarded to a plaintiff who has been successful in a lawsuit. The ascertainment of the pro rata share of taxes to be paid by members of a group of taxpayers who have directly benefited from a particular common goal or project according to the benefit conferred upon the individual or his or her property. This is known as a special assessment. The listing and valuation of property for purposes of fixing a tax upon it for which its owner will be liable. The procedure by which the Internal Revenue Service, or other government department of taxation, declares that a taxpayer owes additional tax because, for example, the individual has understated personal gross income or has taken deductions to which he or she is not entitled. This process is also known as a deficiency assessment.

assessment

(Estimation), noun aestimatio, appraisal, appraisement, calculation, determination, estimate, mensuration, rating, reckoning, survey, valuation
Associated concepts: assessment of damages

assessment

(Levy), noun amount assessed as payable, capitation, census, cess, charge, charge levied, exactment, imposition, impost, rate, tallage, tax, toll
Associated concepts: assessed valuation, assessment and collection of taxes, assessment district, assessment for bennfits, assessment for special improvements, assessment innurance, assessment lien, assessment of property, assesssent roll, assessor, equalized assessment, improvements, municipal improvements, public improvements, special assessment, tax assessment, valuation of property
See also: account, ad valorem, appraisal, appreciation, arbitration, charge, choice, computation, concept, conclusion, cost, decision, determination, differentiation, discernment, discretion, discrimination, duty, estimate, estimation, excise, expense, idea, inspection, judgment, levy, measurement, opinion, perception, price, rate, rating, rent, tariff, tax, toll, value, verdict

ASSESSMENT. The making out a list of property, and fixing its valuation or appraisement; it is also applied to making out a list of persons, and appraising their several occupations, chiefly with a view of taxing the said persons and their property.

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The clinical experiences are designed to meet three basic criteria: (a) to demonstrate neurological nursing assessment and other related clinical skills, (b) to correlate nursing assessment data with the neuropathology, and (c) to integrate knowledge, clinical skills, and critical thinking into the continuous cycle of the nursing process.
After all, nursing assessment has always been about resident voice and choice.
Woods and Newton advise everyone who performs telephone triage nursing duties to not rush to the answer but instead perform consistent, thorough nursing assessments for every patient call.
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JNN published the first nursing article on ICP monitoring in 1974; this piece examined the nursing assessment of patients with increased ICP (Jimm, 1974).
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Vision Loss in Older Adults: Nursing Assessment and Care Management, edited by Susan Crocker Houde, is designed to provide an overview of vision problems in older adults, ranging from various retinopathies and age-related macular degeneration to cataracts and diabetic retinopathy.
I have also earned the Resident Assessment Coordinator (RAC-C) certification through the American Association of Nursing Assessment Coordinators (AANAC).
In a case where a patient has quite intensive needs, like your mother, it is frequently worthwhile to ask for a Nursing Assessment or a Continuing Care Assessment to be carried out by the health authority, with a view to determining if the patient is entitled to free continuing care, or at the very least, to a fixed-rate contribution towards the costs of care.
Gift bags were distributed to the participants at the completion of the nursing assessment.
The book is organized into four sections: Basic Clinical Issues with Elderly Populations, Nursing Assessment and Management, Specialized Practice in Critical Care Nursing, and Social and Policy Issues.
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